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92: Zero Grocery – Plastic-Free Grocery Delivery

Zuleyka Strasner, founder of Zero Grocery moved from East London to San Francisco to work for Facebook. She saw the need to for a plastic – free grocery. To learn about customers needs and habits she started by delivering first in plastic containers and then in plastic-free containers. She soon learned that most of the customers were willing to try new products curated by her delivered in a sustainable packaging. She raised half a million dollars from venture capitalists within 4 months of starting the business. Pandemic with its mixed blessing brought exponential growth to Zero. They initially had a monthly subscription of $25 for unlimited delivery but as of Jan 1st they have done away with the subscription and have a guaranteed 2 hour delivery. Zuleyka talks about her experience in raising funds and how women should approach from a position of power and not weakness. Listen to this fascinating journey in this episode.
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Food
Food
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43: Ecocart – Sustainable Shopping, Simplified

With one click, EcoCart automatically calculates and eliminates the carbon footprint of your online orders at 10,000+ stores — all at no extra cost. How do they do it? We talk to Dane Baker, Founder of Ecocart who walks us through how Ecocart can make your purchases carbon neutral and how brands can be sustainable with just two clicks.

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IT for sustainability
IT for sustainability
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29: Unpaste – Zero Waste Toothpaste Tablets

We talk to Patrick Graham, CEO of Unpaste – zero-waste toothpaste. Unpaste is disrupting the toothpaste market with it’s Altoids like tablets. It gently polishes your teeth leaving fewer places for bacteria to attach and reducing the formation of plaque and tartar. It is manufactured sustainably with a minimalistic philosophy. Listen more from Patrick.

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
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